CAPABILITY BUILDING

AGILE AWARENESS

Supporting you to build an Agile Business, and provide your customers with IT solutions that truly answer their needs in a fast and efficient way.

PERFECT FOR SOLVING

Inflexible, Long-Winded Project Approach And Release Schedule

Misalignment Between
Your Solutions And Your
Customer Needs

Inability to Launch Complete Solutions Until End of Project

High Project Costs

Rework And Bugs
Following Release

Bureaucratic Governance

HOW WE CAN HELP

Traditional IT Project Management is often associated with lenghty and costly projects, where IT teams are segregated with their own governance and schedules, thus creating delays and issues that can only be found at testing levels, right at the end of the process, and delivering a solution that can even be obsolete by the time it is launched.

Agile refocuses the emphasis on product development by bringing the customer at the centre of the solution you want to build, through the use of a small self-empowered team that works together on all aspects of the project. Following an Agile approach ensures that solutions are developed faster and released frequently, governance is lightweight, quality is high and the customer gets exactly what they need. 

Our one-day face-to-face in-house training course will enable you to become an Agile business by teaching your teams the fundamentals of Agile, how to create an Agile team and how to run Sprints using Scrum. 

COURSE OVERVIEW

The course is primarily aimed at Project Managers, Project Teams, IT Professionals and Change Professionals. Its content is highly practical and includes a series of hands-on exercises to help your team quickly assimilate their newly acquired knowledge and apply it straight after the training ends.

PART 1
Introduction
  • Agile framework
  • Waterfall vs Agile
  • Cone of uncertainty
  • Project triangles

PART 2
End-To-End Innovation
Process
  • Agile product discovery overview
  • Creativity and ideation
  • Open innovation
  • Design thinking
PART 3
Agile Frameworks
  • Agile is not new
  • Agile manifesto and 12 principles
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • User stories
  • Planning and estimating
  • Change and scope creep
PART 4
Agile Scrum
  • Product backlog
  • Sprints
  • Sprint planning session
  • Daily scrum meeting
  • Sprint review
  • Potentially shippable
    product increment
  • Sprint retrospective
  • Product backlog grooming
  • Product backlog reordering
PART 5
Practical Application
  • The final part of our Agile Training course is designed to provide our delegates with an opportunity to develop a practical understanding of the Agile methods covered throughout the course.
  • This part of the course is built around a series of hands-on exercises to ingrain the newly acquired knowledge, thus facilitating a faster application of the Agile methods within your organisation.

KEY BENEFITS

Faster Release Of Working Product - Getting Releases To Customers Every 2-4 Weeks

Customer-Driven Solutions

Greater Business Buy-In

Stronger Emphasis On User Experience Creating More Competitive Solutions

Increased Employee Empowerment

Far Less Bureaucratic Governance

Flexible Release Schedule

Lower Project Costs

Fewer Post Release Bugs And Fixes

Smaller Team Sizes

Multi-Skilled And Empowered
Development Team

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

The Agile training I was part of was great, moreover the feedback from all that have been involved has been outstanding and we are truly starting to see a mind-set shift within finance. A big thank you for all the work you have put into this.

Ian McClean
Finance Transformation Manager - Vodafone

GET IN TOUCH

Would you like to discuss your specific requirements and find out more about our solutions?
Contact our Agile expert, Graham Turnbull.

Graham Turnbull